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Please explore our interactive website, it is full of resources to assist you when life stress gets in the way of your goals and well-being. Our goal is to provide counseling assistance to all students, supporting their success both at the university and in their personal lives.
We hope to promote the optimal development of all our students and provide assistance to those struggling with difficult life issues. We embrace and celebrate diversity in all it's richness and are committed to providing a safe place that is welcoming and affirming.
We provide a variety of services, including individual, couples, and group therapy; we provide limited psychiatry. For more about our services CLICK HERE.
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August 14, 2017
The recent events in Charlottesville have been disturbing and distressing to many in our community. Our hearts go out to the loved ones of the woman who was killed and the police officers who lost their lives in a helicopter crash as well as those who were injured.
Fascism, Nazi salutes and flags, white supremacy and hatred of Jewish people, racial minorities, LGBTQ people and immigrants were blatant in these protests in the name of saving monuments, but were indeed in the service of hatred.
The Counseling Center deplores and strongly opposes hatred, bigotry, racism, violence and terrorism which are incompatible with the ideals of our mental health professions. We support inclusion, diversity, multiculturalism and social justice.
We strive to provide a place where emotional and complex issues can be discussed in a non-judgmental and empathic environment.
"I swore never to be silent whenever and wherever human beings endure suffering and humiliation. We must always take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor. Never the victim"
Students who are distressed by this unfortunate and regrettable controversy are invited to come to The Counseling Center to discuss their feelings about these events.
We will help each other get through these difficult times.
CLICK HERE for additional resources related to discrimination-based trauma.